Published on 27.03.2020
EC: President von der Leyen calls out to industry to ramp up production of products to tackle the crisis
Coronavirus: President von der Leyen and Commissioner Breton discuss solutions with industry to ramp up production of products needed to tackle the crisis
Yesterday, President Ursula von der Leyen and Commissioner for internal market Thierry Breton had a phone call with representatives of several industries: engineering companies producing ventilators and other medical devices, start-ups, car companies as well as representatives of the aeronautics and machinery industry. The discussion focused on how to ramp up production as much and as quickly as possible, including by exploring exceptional solutions such as re-using retired ventilators or sharing intellectual property.
Source: European Commission
In: Growth & Competitiveness